Shift Manager – (day and night position available) - Cumbria

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Cumbria
  • Job Type: Shift Manager
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £35k - £40k + benefits
  • Date Posted: 10/02/2022
  • Expiry Date: 31/03/2022

Shift Manager – (day and night position available)

This is an exciting opportunity for a Shift Manager to join a market-leading food manufacturer in Cumbria.

Role: Shift Manager
Location: Cumbria
Salary: £35k – £40k + benefits

Shift Manager – The Candidate:

  • Must have previous experience in a Shift Manager Production / Manufacturing Manager role in a manufacturing environment – preferably Food, Pharmaceutical or FMCG.
  • Will ideally be degree qualified in food sciences, engineering or technical discipline.
  • Able to demonstrate strong leadership skills and coaching skills – be passionate about people and their development.
  • Must be experienced in continuous improvement and able to create an environment where team members consistently push for improved team performance and productivity.

Shift Manager – The Role:

  •  Direct and challenge team members to align with all requirements and behaviours of their role profile.
  • Responsible for motivating, leading & coaching of all Team Members.
  • Conducting regular monitoring and feedback of Team Members, identifying, evaluating and developing initiatives to ensure skill and competency levels are maintained.
  • Ensure production and conformance to plan targets are met and deploy the labour plan.
  • Responsible for Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and potential efficiency; accuracy & waste recording; downtime; packet weights; labour numbers and efficiency.
  • Utilise, comply and maintain all the relevant systems to gather and produce robust management information
  • To ensure effective communication between operations team, management & support teams and engineering between shifts & individual Team Members by utilising the tiered accountability process & appropriate escalation points.

The Company:

  • My client is a market-leading manufacturer of food products to all the major retailers.
  • The company are keen to develop employees and provide career development opportunities.

If you are interested in hearing more about this fantastic career opportunity then please send a copy of your CV quoting ref CH/10496 in the subject field to or call Carole on 0161 832 7463.